Tag Archives: Financial literacy

Get Rockin’ to Tunes that Teach Financial Literacy!

Get Rockin’ to Tunes that Teach Financial Literacy!

Join the lively cartoon band, Cha-Ching, as they prepare kids in grades K-6 with the basics of financial literacy. Introducing Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! a new partnership between Discovery Education and Jackson Charitable Foundation. This financial literacy program developed for teachers, students and families helps prepare students with the knowledge, tools and the practice they

Facts About Food: A new interactive resource for your classroom

Discovery Education and CME Group have launched the second in their series of Economics-based learning modules for the Econ Essentials program titled Facts about Food. The self-paced module guides high school students in their exploration of economics concepts from a modern farming perspective.  It’s the journey of food from the farm to the consumer’s table that makes the classroom

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September 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Financial literacy

I have identified thirteen literacies important for students to master, which you can see below.  Lisa Nielsen, in her blog post “Should the new math be financial literacy?” states “we have lost focus on preparing young people for what will matter in their real lives. If the education system were to provide some financial literacy

Holiday spending can spark discussions on financial literacy

From the commercials to the billboards, holiday shopping (and spending) can often spark great conversations with students.  If you’re looking to start a financial literacy conversation with your students during this time of year, or if you want to share some great curriculum resources with parents, take a look at one of our partners in

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